St. Louis Ave Market

Took a quick trip across the river to East St. Louis, Illinois one cold day.

Doilum, ~~Big AL~~ and 7 more people faved this
  • Tojosan PRO 9y

    I never get off in East St. Louis, it gives me the willies just thinking about it. :)
  • Matt Faulknor 9y

    I'd be interested in knowing whether you snapped this one on your way past or whether you stopped and took the time to set it up. Either way it's very nice.
  • velo_city PRO 9y

    Matttorontocanada- I stopped, got out of the car and took the photo. The person was already there - so I didn't have to do much but "snap" it.

    And Tojosan, it was pretty cold out & windy so there weren't many people outside hanging around - even still, I definitely want to go back and spend more time one day - it's a very interesting area to me!
  • Hilary Hitchcock PRO 9y

    agree with you completely about the area -- completely fascinating. (and wonderful shot)
  • velo_city PRO 9y

    yeah. i'm thinkin' field trip, maybe.
  • Tojosan PRO 9y

    ahh, St. Louis flickr meetup?
  • Chris Mansfield 9y

    interesting. I've never been to this part of America.
  • velo_city PRO 9y

    Thanks, Tojosan (from long ago comment).
    And thanks, hedondidit - we've come to accept the fact that people in NYC rarely realize there's anything between them and California!
  • Tojosan PRO 9y

    Was up in Montreal a few weeks back and the only reason they know St. Louis exists is because our HQ is here. :)
  • Mikros 8y

    I highlighted this in this discussion thread:
  • velo_city PRO 8y

    Thanks Mikros. I'll have to look thru & add some people's stuff.
  • zero_chicka 7y

    heyyy. i use to live near here
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Taken on February 20, 2006
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